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Key traveller groups of relevance to spatial malaria transmission: a survey of movement patterns in four sub-Saharan African countries

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Background: As malaria prevalence declines in many parts of the world due to widescale control efforts and as drug-resistant parasites begin to emerge, a quantitative understanding of human movement is becoming increasingly relevant to malaria control. However, despite its importance, significant knowledge gaps remain regarding human movement, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Methods: A quantitative survey of human movement patterns was conducted in four countries in sub-Saharan Africa: M...

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Published
Peer review status:
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Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
15
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Article number: 200 (2016)
Publication date:
2016-04-12
Acceptance date:
2016-03-30
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EISSN:
1475-2875
Pmid:
27068686

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